Athletics

South Africa's Caster Semenya free to run while appeal is heard

Order comes a month after special court denied Olympic champion's appeal against testosterone suppressing treatment.

South Africa's Caster Semenya free to run while appeal is heard

Africa

First Responders: Ambulance crews face attacks in Cape Town

Paramedics in the South African port city work quickly, spending as little time as possible at scenes where there has been violence.

Africa

'First time in history': 50 percent women in South Africa cabinet

President Cyril Ramaphosa's new cabinet comprises 50 percent women, a first for Africa's second-biggest economy.

'First time in history': 50 percent women in South Africa cabinet

Africa

Coal-hungry South Africa introduces carbon tax

The tax will be levied from June 1 on greenhouse gases from fuel combustion, and industrial processes and emissions.

Coal-hungry South Africa introduces carbon tax

South Africa

Ramaphosa sworn in vowing a 'new era' for South Africa

Ramaphosa faces task of cleaning up his African National Congress party, which has been mired in corruption scandals.

South Africa

South Africa's parliament elects Cyril Ramaphosa as president

Ramaphosa, who is also the ANC's leader, was elected without contest and will be officially inaugurated on Saturday.

South Africa's parliament elects Cyril Ramaphosa as president

Jacob Zuma

South Africa: Zuma lawyers challenge corruption charges

Legal representatives for scandal-plagued former President Jacob Zuma argue he is a victim of 'mob justice'.

Africa

Former South African president Zuma due in court over corruption

Facing multiple corruption charges, Zuma is set to appear in court but says charges are politically motivated.

Africa

Poisoning Rhino horns to save species in South Africa

Rhino Rescue Project has infused 700 horns with the toxins and has since lost only 2 rhinos to poachers.

Inside Story

Should the ANC be celebrating or soul searching?

The African National Congress wins the elections in South Africa, but by a smaller margin.

South Africa

South Africa's ANC wins re-election with reduced majority

ANC remains in power with 57.5 percent of vote, but the outcome is its worst-ever showing at the polls.

Counting the Cost

Cyril Ramaphosa's South Africa election win and the economy

Can the poor boy who became a business magnate lead South Africa out of its economic mess?

South Africa

South Africa's ANC party set to win national vote, results show

President Ramaphosa's ruling African National Congress party scoops majority support as vote counting draws to a close.

Reporter's Notebook

How student movements shaped a new South Africa

A filmmaker reflects on his life in activism, from growing up in exile to documenting the #FeesMustFall student movement.

South Africa

South Africa's ruling ANC takes lead as vote counting continues

President Cyril Ramaphosa's ANC party set to maintain its majority despite opposition gains, early results show.

South Africa's ruling ANC takes lead as vote counting continues